SCOTUS Admission Pending – Kind of excited.

I found out on Tuesday that I am on track to be admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.  The ceremony should take place on June 10th in DC.  I am kind of excited.  My husband … Continue reading

The New York CFE Chapter on Mortgage Fraud

Just last week, I attended the New York Chapter meeting for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  This is a low cost, anti fraud intensive, two credit event that was painless, and the food was great! Different ACFE chapters are … Continue reading

What’s Wrong with Financial Incentives Anyway?

The history of qui tam actions has been shaped largely by fears of the “parasitic” relator.  People are endlessly concerned that whistleblowers will somehow take advantage of the government and obtain a financial reward that the whistleblower doesn’t deserve. After … Continue reading

What’s a Qui Tam?

The term qui tam is short for qui tam pro domino rege quam pro se ipso in hac parte sequitur, which translates to “who pursues this action on our Lord the King’s behalf as well as his own.”  People pronounce … Continue reading